Sunday, October 2, 2011

HHC Quick Tips - Gastric Ulcers

HHC Quick Tips - Gastric Ulcers

What are the potential caused of gastric ulcers?
-    Long period between meals and resulted in buildup of stomach acid
-    Low forage diet
-    Stress
-    Medications
-    Intense training

What are the sign of gastric ulcers?
-    Poor appetite
-    Unwilling to finish a grain meal
-    Intermittent colics
-    Poor coat
-    Poor performance
-    Weight loss
-    Grumpy or aggressive

How to prevent gastric ulcers?
-    Maximize forage
-    Consistent routines
-    Medicate with care

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